Providing a full continuum of quality and compassionate behavioral health services

From emergency psychiatric care to support groups for the patient – and those who care for them – the behavioral health professionals at Long Island Community Hospital are dedicated to providing quality and compassionate mental health services to our community. A member of the NYS Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare, our services include:

  • The Access Center. Long Island Community Hospital’s psychiatric emergency program, the Center enables you or someone you care about to immediately receive the appropriate level of care. Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, the Center is also is a valuable resource providing referral information on Behavioral Health services in the community.
  • Inpatient Unit. The Acute Care Inpatient Unit provides crisis stabilization, evaluation assessment, medication adjustment and psychotherapeutic family and patient intervention. The treatment team develops an individualized plan of care, which includes discharge planning and referral for continuing treatment. Our professionals also treat medically complex geriatric and adult patients with a variety of psychiatric and behavioral problems.
  • Outpatient Chemical Dependency Treatment Center. Located in Shirley, our Treatment Center provides chemical dependency treatment for adults.  The programs offer evaluation and treatment, referral and linkage to community resources, psychiatric and medication evaluation, medication assisted treatment, individual, group and family therapy, early recovery and relapse prevention.

Remember, help is only a phone call away. For more information, please call 631.687.HELP (4357)

Additional support for individuals and the family and friends of people struggling with mental illness and/or substance abuse:

Mental Health Family Education and Support
Meets: 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month
Time: 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. 
Nursing education classroom 212, 100 Hospital Road, Patchogue

Learn more about mental illness at:

Learn more about chemical dependency and substance abuse at: